Events

Event

2017 Media Challenge Awards

#MediaAwardsUG
A special occasion to recognize and award best Ugandan upcoming journalist and those who have excelled in the field over the past years.

Discussion

THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN ACHIEVING DURABLE PEACE AND RECONCILIATION IN SOUTH SUDAN

This roundtable discussion aims to bring together civil society actors from a range of groups to discuss and reflect avenues for reconciliation and peace in South Sudan. Furthermore, the roundtable aims to build networks among CSOs.

Discussion

#WomenInMediaUG Dec2017 Session

Taking Stock of Women’s Constructive Engagement in the Media
The purpose of this dialogue - the fourth to be held - is to supplement on the already on-going debate and to continue the conversations that often arise in response from media decision makers

Discussion

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN UGANDA

The discussion seeks to provide a platform for discussion where experts on environmental management can exchange their ideas on how to make policies and enforce the implementation of best practices surrounding sustainable management of solid waste.

Symposium

PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM

Energy for Green growth – scaling up off-grid and energy efficient solutions
This meeting is aimed at raising awareness of, and building momentum for action towards energy for green growth in Uganda, with a focus on options for energy efficiency, renewable and clean energy.

Congress

2017 Media Challenge Expo

Defining the role of Women in Media
The Expo is a 3 day media exhibition bringing the Ugandan media fraternity together to celebrate excellence in media in Uganda and provide opportunities for media students to engage with professionals in the field.

Discussion

#YouthinPoliticsUG

Reflections on youth participation in party politics in Uganda
The roundtable discussion aims to reflect on the participation of youth within political parties and chat ways of enhancing it.

Symposium

“OPEN DOORS” PUBLIC DIALOGUE

ARE REFUGEES ECONOMIC ACTORS OR A BURDEN TO HOST COUNTRIES?
Uganda's generous refugee management approach treats refugees almost as its own citizens. Does this pose economic burden or opportunities? The symposium discusses this question borrowing from both the Ugandan and Franco-German contexts.

Event Reports

The Government of Uganda through NPA is Championing a Green Growth Development Agenda

Uganda Green Growth Summit
We are happy to partner with the National Planning Authority of Uganda to organize the inaugural Uganda Green Growth Summit.

Event Reports

Investing for Sustainability is the Way to Go!

by Donnas Ojok

In Uganda, many companies engage in some form of social responsibility mostly as a form of corporate benevolence. Unfortunately, such social responsibility by companies are not sustainable. To induce sustainability and also give companies the opportunity to do well while doing good, companies can invest to create social impact, a term technically referred to as Corporate Social Impact Investment (CSII).

Event Reports

Scholarship programme welcomes 2019 entrants with an appeal to contribute to community development

by Verena Kasirye

The 2019 scholarship forum for scholars of the KAS-UMU programme welcomed scholars from all over the country for a critical reflection process.

Event Reports

Only Political Will and More Action Will Deliver South Sudan’s R-TGoNU

by Donnas Ojok

On 13th Nov 2019, we convened a public dialogue together the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU) to discuss recent developments around the formation of the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU) in South Sudan.

Event Reports

Forum on Open Government

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

in Partnership with the Government-Citizen Interaction Centre
The Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC) in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung convened a workshop on the theme “Building capacity to enhance efficiency of Government - Citizen Interaction”. The workshop primarily aimed at discussing how to harness “Open Government” for delivering equitable development outcomes.

Event Reports

ACFODE National Women's Conference

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

Combating Gender Inequality in Uganda and Beyond
The National Women's conference organised by ACFODE was a true success, once again! Vast numbers of participants engaged actively in the different discussions and shed light on the state of women's rights in the country.

Event Reports

Nwoya District Residents Cite Corruption in NUSAF III Implementation

by Donnas Ojok

The locals made the allegation during the recording of Kabake Community Radio Programme on September 22, 2019 at Owak Sub ward in Anaka Town council, Nwoya district, a pre-recorded program that airs every Sunday on 102 Mega Fm and funded by Konrad Adenuar Stiftung Foundation.

Event Reports

South Sudanese Youth Discuses the Country’s Natural Resource Status

by Donnas Ojok

This debate was held on Friday September 27th 2019 at the American Corner, University of Juba where a public dialogue was convened in partnership with Community Empowerment for Rehabilitation and Development (CEFoRD) under the theme “Natural Resources Dimensions of Conflicts in South Sudan”

Event Reports

Private Sector Forum 2019

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

A Summary Report
Summary Report of the 2019 Uganda Private Sector Forum
Tony

Event Reports

Predicaments of Uganda’s Middleclass as Portrayed by Three Photographers

by Donnas Ojok

Africa’s middle-class as defined by certain criteria such as secondary schooling completion, decent housing, and skilled employment is rising. Though the Ugandan middle class population accounts a small portion, urban dynamics present opportunities for a significant demographic rise of this social class. As part of the Future Africa Vision in Time (FAVT) Exhibition Opening Events, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung partnered with the German Cultural Institute, the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala, hosting a public symposium on the challenges and opportunities of a rising middle-class in Africa in general and Uganda in particular.